Anthony Anderson is disputing claims that he assaulted an unidentified lady, who as soon as catered an occasion thrown by the Black-ish star greater than a 12 months in the past.
A spokesperson for the LAPD confirmed to Us Weekly on Sunday, July 22, that the actor, 47, is the topic in an ongoing investigation, however declined so as to add any additional particulars.
In a press release to Us, Anderson’s rep mentioned, “It is unfortunate that anyone can file a police report whether it is true or false. The authorities have not contacted Anthony or any of his representatives about this matter. Anthony unequivocally disputes the claim.”
The nature of the investigation is at present being saved underneath wraps, although The Blast studies that the occasion occurred throughout a second assembly by which the lady and Anthony mentioned future enterprise alternatives.
The To Tell the Truth host was previously accused of sexually assaulting a 25-year-old lady who labored as an additional on the set of his movie Hustle and Flow in 2004.
The lady claimed in October 2004 that Anderson and assistant director Wayne Witherspoon had pressured her to have intercourse with them a number of instances in a movie trailer throughout manufacturing.
Charges towards the comic had been dismissed, with Judge Anthony Johnson stating at a preliminary listening to for the case, “This is absolutely the most suspicious case I’ve ever heard.”
Anderson’s spokesperson gave a press release on behalf of his consumer following the decide’s determination: “He is, of course, both relieved and delighted by the judge’s decision to throw out what was so obviously a trumped-up case.”
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